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Cards in this guide (21)
The blocks that were used to construct the pyramids were made of

granite and limestone

A shadoof is a device used in

Irrigation

How did you become a Pharoh

Basically you had to be related to the Pharoh in order to become a Pharoh.

How many pyramids did the ancient Egyptians bild

Over ramids were built by the Egyptians.

The quarries for the material used to build the pyramids were located

across the nile

Who is the French soldier that discovered the Rosetta Stone

Pierre Francois Xavier Bouchard

The lowest ranked group in Egypt were the

slaves

The advancement that enabled the Egyptian civilization to survive the arid desert conditions was

irrigation

The last great ruler of the New Kingdom of Egypt was

Ramses II

Why is the nile river unusual

The Nile River is unusual because it ______?

The process of measuring property to determine the boundaries of a person's land is called

surveying it

The five extra days added to the Egyptian calendar were for

The five extra days were added to the original 360 day calendar for the birth of the children of Nut, god of the sky, and Geb, god of the earth. Re (Ra,Ray), the supreme god of Egyptian mythology, forbade Nut to have her children on any of the 360 days of the year. So, Nut gambled with the moon god for moonlight. After she gained enough moonlight for 5 days she added them onto the year creating a 365 day year. These 5 days are called the demon days and on each of them a child of Nut was born.
feast days for the gods

Egyptians were especially skilled in mathematics in the area of

GEOmetry

Egyptians were the first to use what

A+:all answers are correct
Egyptians were among the first people to use stern-mounted rudders.

A tall and pointed and stone pillar that is carved with inscriptions is called

an obelisk

The Egyptian calendar contained twelve months each having days

30

Egyptians excelled in the geometric forms of

spheres cylinders squarese

Egyptians became skilled in surveying because

the niles anual flooding erased property markers each year

Can papyrus be eaten

No, papyrus can not be eaten

What were trade and transportation greatly benefited by

khaleefah jerkins

Jean Champollion was noted as a French scholar for .

Deciphering hieroglyphics, and hence being one of the first Egyptologists.

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